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Drop - Release notes

Our themes are updated regularly in order to ensure that when Shopify release a new feature our merchants may benefit from it. Updating your theme is optional and will come with it's own hurdles where theme versions currently do not update automatically or inherit code from older versions.

Below you will see a history of theme versions and release dates including bug fixes, major rebuilds and minor style edits.

Current theme version: v3.4.0, released: 16th November 2023

v3.4.0 - 11/16/2023

Added

  • We added support for metaobject swatches.
  • We added support for Shopify's new "AND" / "OR" filter operators
  • We added the fetchpriority attribute to first section images to increase performance of page speed LCP
  • We added an option to show accordion content within product blocks including the product description
  • We added an "about" page template to help with faster theme setup

Changed

  • We updated all sections to be available across the themes templates and added metaobject support
  • We update the Twitter icon to it's current X design
  • We changed product block popups to only show when content is available to reduce potential empty fields
  • We changed the image with text overlay section to allow the image to link when there is a link selected in settings but no button text
  • We updated sections to use the new text_alignment setting

Removed

  • We removed an alignment setting from the Footer section that was not in use

Fixes and other improvements

  • We fixed an issue that was preventing videos from auto playing in the product grid
  • We fixed an incorrect translation for Sale in Spanish
  • We fixed an incorrect translation in the featured product for error notification
  • We fixed an issue with the line height of prices when shown in the product grid that can cause overlapping content

 

v3.3.0 - 05/30/2023

Added
- We added a scrolling marquee section which allows you to display text in motion scrolling across the page
- We added improvements to the Blog layout when set to 1 post per row
- We added a theme settings option for a simple borderless product grid item
- We added a recently viewed products section

Fixes and other improvements
- We fixed the mobile navigation where if there are submenus with the same name, only the first instance would show.
- We reduced the font size of product icons for sale, sold out, & coming soon

 

v3.2.0 - 05/02/2023

Added

  • We added the follow on Shop button mandatory Shopify update

Fixes and other improvements

  • We fixed an issue with slideshow captions not showing under certain conditions
  • We improved color swatch support for additional languages
  • We added improvements to the appearance of product image thumbnails

 

v3.1.0 - 04/19/2023

Added

  • We added a simple countdown timer section that does not need to connect to product or collection metafields
  • We added support for Gift Card Recipients feature that allows you to email Gift Card products to a recipient.

Fixes and other improvements

  • We updated the theme presets to match the updated countdown style
  • We reduced the size of product titles in the product grid and reduced vendor title size
  • We edited the editorial columns section to make adding an image optional
  • We fixed an issue with cart item border colors
  • We reduced the size of carousel navigation arrows to improve visual appearance
  • We removed support for [ banner ] shortcode in favor of using metafields for collection banner images
  • We fixed an issue that prevented filters bring able to update collection pagination

 

v3.0.0 - 03/31/2023

Added

  • We added support for header and footer section groups.
  • We added a setting to show or hide the featured article image on article pages.
  • We added more language options for product color options to appear.
  • We added a button to the price filter so that it does not automatically change on the user.

Fixes and other improvements

  • We improved the Predictive Search feature to support new query suggestion resources.
  • We improved the product grid styles so that grid borders are uniform across products in the grid.
  • We improved theme accessibility by providing translated labels across the theme.
  • We fixed the Featured Blog section showing a broken layout on mobile when the "Posts Shown" setting is set to 1.
  • We fixed the notify button in "coming soon" product section that was not working when the product form section is disabled.
  • We fixed a missing translation for "search" in the header search field.
  • We fixed the dates not being translated in the main collection timeline.
  • We fixed the "coming soon" image carousel not updating the main image when clicked on.
  • We fixed the pricing from not changing when product buttons disabled
  • We fixed the product form not working when the product uses the option name "quantity".
  • We fixed the social icons not appearing in blog sidebar.
  • We fixed an issue where clicking either the "filter by" or "sort by" on the collection page was not showing the correct corresponding options in the slideout.
  • We changed the price filter to not automatically swap values while inputting them.
  • We added an option to the product grid theme settings that makes swatch labels optional
  • We added a horizontal overflow to product size and color swatches in the product grid

 

v2.2.0 - 01/26/2023

  • Replace deprecated img_url with image_url
  • Remove javascript based lazy loading and replace with browser lazy loading
  • Add support for image focal points

 

v2.1.0 - 09/29/2022

Added

  • We have applied a Shopify required update that replaces the product upsell block with a new complementary products functionality.

Fixes and other improvements

  • We fixed an issue that incorrectly showed a variant size on upsell product titles
  • We re-organized the theme translations for easier more logical usage
  • We added an Italian translation to the themes languages
  • We fixed an issue with mobile navigation limits that prevented theme updates
  • We added sticky functionality to product images

 

v2.0.2 - 09/08/2022

Fixes and other improvements

  • We fixed the mobile navigation inheriting the wrong background colors on collection pages.
  • We fixed the review star ratings not appearing on product pages.
  • We fixed the mailing popup not appearing on the theme when activated.
  • We improved the transition time for text animations by reducing the transition delay.
  • We fixed an issue where a gap was appearing beneath products using the countdown feature.
  • We fixed the mobile navigation where if there are submenus with the same name, only the first instance would show.
  • We fixed an issue where the pagination was not refreshing after filters are applied.
  • We fixed an issue where images added through the Rich Text Editor would appear too large.
  • We fixed an issue where the product SKU would appear over the variant drop downs.
  • We improved theme compatibility with the Recharge app.
  • Fix an issue where the slideshow would appear to hide and then re-appear on load.
  • We fixed an issue where variants did not switch on products with a single image.
  • We fixed the product drawer feature to update with the currently selected variant.
  • We fixed the rich text section from displaying placeholder content when either the rich text or page setting is empty.
  • We fixed an issue with the countdown section button showing when no text was present
  • We fixed an issue with social media links not being collected in structured data correctly
  • We changed the "Line item property" block to "Product customization".
  • We changed the mobile navigation to have it's position adjust in order with it's sibling blocks
  • We fixed an issue with the free shipping calculator that failed to support values with commas
  • We changed countdown notification form to include collection title where appropriate
  • We fixed an issue with dropdown text colors
  • We changed the slideshow caption by removing the background opacity setting
  • We updated the slideshow animation text transitions and speed
  • We changed the product grid content margins for cleaner layout
  • We fixed an issue that prevented variant swatch titles from vertically centering
  • We fixed a color issue in the collection filter sub menu drawer
  • We corrected padding on the countdown heading

 

v2.0.1 - 1st April 2022

The main purpose of this release was to fix bugs encountered in theme support and to introduce an additional preset named countdown

  • Fixes and other improvements
  • Fix a bug with featured collection that would stop products from scrolling on mobile_nav_scheme
  • Fix a but with article content that would render it beneath the sidebar on mobile
  • Fix an issue that prevented form errors from disappearing
  • Add information on product grid videos to inform of MP4 requirements
  • Fixed a style error that incorrectly showed borders on footer content in mobile browsers
  • Remove incorrect borders from product image modal navigation buttons
  • Correct an issue with the line-height of product upsell variants
  • Add antialiasing to text content to improve the appearance
  • Add Countdown preset style
  • Add minimum width to product grid swatch labels to improve the appearance
  • Reload the collection header when countdown ends for those that are watching live

 

v2.0 - 3rd March 2022

The main purpose of this release was to simplify and improve the countdown and launch features now that collection metafields are supported.

Fixes and other improvements

  • Fix a bug causing the line item properties information to not pass to the cart
  • Fix a bug with quickshop showing on a sold out products
  • Update countdown section to live update when countdown hits zero
  • Update featured product section to live update when countdown hits zero
  • Update collection template header countdown to live update when countdown hits zero
  • Update the way the coming soon and sale features work. No longer supporting [#launch_date] or [#sale_end] short codes using metafields for all cases now. If a product has a collection and that collection has a my_fields.launch or my_fields.sale_end date set into the future it will be a coming soon product. You can override the date on the collection by putting a date on the product itself.

 

v1.3 - 19th January 2022

  • Fix sort by filter to show when over 1000 products in collection
  • Fix padding top on policy pages when header over content
  • Fix product grid swatch styles and logic for more 
  • Update to use collection metafields for launch and sale_end

 

v1.2 - 11th January 2022

The main purpose of this update was to address bugs and apply Shopify's required update to the currency picker which is now a county selector.

  • Shopify Update Currency Selector to Country Selector
  • Fix grammar issue in Upsell setting
  • Fix upsell block to only show if product exists
  • Fix items per row on mobile for Product Recommendations
  • Fix product popup links to be inline-block
  • Fix cart item.id to be unique with forloop index
  • Fix blog article width if blog sidebar section hidden
  • Update currency selector to country selector
  • Fix product.js throws error when looking for upsell sale
  • Fix collection list loop image to featured_image not media 
  • Fix line item properties block setting heading is required
  • Fix remove item when 0 qty cart
  • Fix upsell variants to not link to product

 

v1.1 - 10th December 2021

The main purpose of this fix was to apply a fix Shopify requested we do after we launch the theme.

  • Fix notification forms to only show success on product the form was submitted on.
  • After back in stock request submitted redirect to original page even if it has pagination.